The Beginner’s Guide to Plunger-Style Door Holders

Door holders are available in different styles. There are T-style door holders, for instance, as well as plunger-style door holders. You can use either of them to hold doors open. T-style door holders live up to their namesake by featuring … Read More

6 Essential Hand Truck Safety Tips

Hand trucks offer a simple and convenient way to move loads. Also known as hand carts, they consist of an L-shaped frame with a flat base at the bottom and a pair of handles at the top. You can place … Read More

Top 10 Failures in Manufacturing

If you are looking for a list of spectacular manufacturing failures, where products fail to perform as intended, that is not this story (although I would bet at least one of these listed failures happened in every one of those … Read More

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Crank Handle

Hand-operated cranking technology has been around for thousands of years, with some of the early examples dating back to China’s Han Dynasty when it was used to spin silk, hemp and other textiles. Today, cranks are used in a variety … Read More

Report 27,000 New Manufacturing Jobs Added in November

Manufacturing remains one of the country’s most vital sectors. Not only does it account for about 11.6% of the United States’ total economic output; it also provides jobs to millions of hardworking Americans — and there are no signs of … Read More

Exploring the 3 Processes of Metal Fabrication

Metal fabrication is an important industry in the United States that employs an estimated 1.42 million American workers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). It involves cutting, manipulating and assembling metal materials to produce metal structures. Among other … Read More

How to Prevent Slip-and-Fall Accidents in the Manufacturing Industry

Slip-and-fall accidents are a common occurrence in the workplace, and manufacturing facilities are no exception. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), they are the second-most common cause of job-related fatality, surpassed only by motor vehicle accidents. Slip-and-fall … Read More